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Small Group Travel to Cuba: The Journeys Experience

If you’ve been thinking about travel to Cuba, now is the time! In Spring 2017, we will be launching our smallest of small group trips to Cuba: Havana and the Valley of Viñales. Find out what makes this trip unique, and how making things smaller creates a larger-than-life experience. 


Posted on June 1, 2016

Cuba Travel Services: A How-To Guide For Americans

In recent months, as US-Cuba relations have improved, the official guidelines on Cuba travel services have been continually evolving. Here’s a current list (as of May 2016) of the rules surrounding travel to this beautiful island.

Posted on May 31, 2016

Cuba Travel: What We Did (And Didn’t) Expect

Two Journeys groups explored Cuba for the first time in 2016 on the itinerary we call Rhythm of a Lively Land. With so much hype around Cuba travel, there were many expectations of what the groups would and wouldn't experience. Everybody who traveled with us—a group of very seasoned travelers—was charmed and surprised by what they learned along the way. Here, Joan Weber shares her observations from the trips.

Posted on May 31, 2016

Traveling to Cuba: Keeping it Personal

Journeys International started offering Cuba travel services in 2016, and Joan Weber, co-founder and Senior Director of Journeys,  traveled there with our first group departure. Here, she shares her thoughts on the challenges and opportunities related to traveling in Cuba.

Posted on May 11, 2016

Travel to Cuba with Journeys International

Joslin Fritz, the guide for Journeys International's new Cuba trip Rhythm of a Lively Land, talks about why you should travel to Cuba now.

Posted on August 10, 2015


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